How the Continental Army spent America's first Christmas, and turned the tide of the Revolutionary War

The special, hosted by Grammer, details the weeks leading up to the Continental Army crossing the Delaware River in a snowstorm and how the events that unfolded after turned the tide of the war forever. 

“The second half of 1776 is disastrous for George Washington and the Continental Army,” said Grammer, explaining how a series of defeats had driven Washington out of New York City and across the Delaware River into Pennsylvania. 

Morale among many soldiers was low, he said, leading some to even switch sides. 

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“It became clear after the Battle of New York that George Washington could never square off with the British army again,” said Brian Kilmeade, author of “George Washington’s Secret Six” and host of Fox & Friends on Fox News Channel. 

Fox Nation details how the Continental Army spent America's first Christmas.

Fox Nation details how the Continental Army spent America’s first Christmas.

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